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Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
country, it's very peaceful. and it's very nice to see. >> reporter: the vietnam government is trying to promote tourism as another way out of the economic mess the country is in. hochimin city may appear to be flourishing but it's deceiving. one family and three in the family of 3 million has relatives overseas. and that link is responsible for $200 million blowing -- flowing back into this country. if not vietnam might fall deeper into collapse. the old american embassy a building which would be a tourist landmark for americans. the building is empty, the grass dead but the memories here are still very much alive. the embassy was a scene of desperate departures as saigon fell to the communists. u.s. marines either helped people get over the walls or kicked them down. it's funny what you think about in times like that but i thought what can i say to the marine to let him know that i'm an american. so i decided in the spur of the moment that i would say to him was the dodgers won the pennant. why i thought of that i have no idea. we got up to the wall and he obviously knew i was an ameri
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